The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 39 41 56
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +15
Permanent jobs citing Retail 431 383 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 5.75% 5.67% 4.39%
As % of the General category 13.80% 15.49% 12.03%
Number of salaries quoted 288 308 260
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,750 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%
Retail
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

General Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
3124 2472 2651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.70% 36.60% 36.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2633 1997 2240
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Retail across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Retail
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Retail across the North West region.

Retail Salary Trend in the North West

Retail
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Retail across the North West region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Retail Salary Histogram in the North West

Retail
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the North West region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +2 229 £39,000 -13.33% 67
Cheshire 0 109 £45,000 +20.00% 18
Lancashire +13 41 £40,000 +14.28% 6
Merseyside +1 37 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Retail.

1 273 (31.97%) Finance
2 221 (25.88%) E-Commerce
3 186 (21.78%) SQL
4 162 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
5 161 (18.85%) HTML
6 156 (18.27%) .NET
7 140 (16.39%) C#
8 130 (15.22%) CSS
9 129 (15.11%) SQL Server
9 129 (15.11%) Banking
10 126 (14.75%) JavaScript
11 112 (13.11%) jQuery
12 109 (12.76%) Analytical Skills
13 108 (12.65%) Degree
14 103 (12.06%) XML
15 102 (11.94%) Marketing
16 97 (11.36%) Web Services
17 96 (11.24%) Windows
18 94 (11.01%) Oracle
19 89 (10.42%) Java
20 85 (9.95%) Project Management
21 82 (9.60%) PHP
22 79 (9.25%) Linux
23 78 (9.13%) ASP.NET
24 77 (9.02%) PRINCE2
24 77 (9.02%) Microsoft
24 77 (9.02%) Analytics
25 76 (8.90%) ITIL
26 72 (8.43%) MS Excel
27 66 (7.73%) OO

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Retail. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 48 (5.62%) CMS
2 33 (3.86%) Apache
3 23 (2.69%) WebSphere
4 20 (2.34%) IIS
4 20 (2.34%) SAS
5 17 (1.99%) Umbraco
6 16 (1.87%) JBoss
7 13 (1.52%) WordPress
8 12 (1.41%) nginx
9 10 (1.17%) TIBCO EMS
9 10 (1.17%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
10 9 (1.05%) uWSGI
11 8 (0.94%) Tomcat
12 7 (0.82%) Node.js
13 6 (0.70%) Commerce Server
13 6 (0.70%) Confluence
13 6 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
13 6 (0.70%) Drupal
13 6 (0.70%) concrete5
14 5 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 72 (8.43%) MS Excel
2 18 (2.11%) MS Office
3 16 (1.87%) Photoshop
4 11 (1.29%) FastStats
4 11 (1.29%) MS Project
5 7 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.35%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.23%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.23%) SPSS
8 2 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.12%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 31 (3.63%) Magento
2 23 (2.69%) Oracle EBS
3 16 (1.87%) Dynamics NAV
4 11 (1.29%) Google Analytics
4 11 (1.29%) SAP CRM
5 10 (1.17%) BusinessWorks
5 10 (1.17%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
5 10 (1.17%) TIBCO iProcess
6 9 (1.05%) Oracle Retail
6 9 (1.05%) SAP MM
7 8 (0.94%) SAP WM
7 8 (0.94%) SAP SD
7 8 (0.94%) SAP Retail
7 8 (0.94%) Oracle EBS R12
8 7 (0.82%) SAP BPC
8 7 (0.82%) SAP CO
8 7 (0.82%) SAP FI/CO
8 7 (0.82%) SAP FI
9 6 (0.70%) Oracle ERP
9 6 (0.70%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (0.23%) SaaS
2 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.58%) Firewall
2 21 (2.46%) Wireless
3 11 (1.29%) SMS
3 11 (1.29%) HTTP
4 10 (1.17%) SSL
4 10 (1.17%) VPN
5 8 (0.94%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (0.82%) Network Security
7 6 (0.70%) WAN
7 6 (0.70%) Junos
8 5 (0.59%) LAN
9 4 (0.47%) Broadband
9 4 (0.47%) DNS
9 4 (0.47%) Structured Cabling
10 3 (0.35%) Intranet
10 3 (0.35%) MPLS
10 3 (0.35%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.35%) FTP
11 2 (0.23%) DHCP
11 2 (0.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (15.11%) SQL Server
2 50 (5.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 43 (5.04%) MySQL
4 31 (3.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 30 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
6 24 (2.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (1.99%) SQL Server 2005
8 16 (1.87%) Oracle Database
9 15 (1.76%) Oracle BI EE
10 13 (1.52%) Relational Database
11 11 (1.29%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 11 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (1.17%) Crystal Reports
12 10 (1.17%) DTS
12 10 (1.17%) Oracle Database 11g
12 10 (1.17%) NoSQL
12 10 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (1.05%) Essbase
13 9 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
13 9 (1.05%) DB2
Development Applications
1 29 (3.40%) Visual Studio
2 20 (2.34%) Subversion
3 17 (1.99%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (1.87%) ClearCase
4 16 (1.87%) Selenium
5 15 (1.76%) Git (software)
6 11 (1.29%) JIRA
6 11 (1.29%) Maven
7 9 (1.05%) Mercurial
8 8 (0.94%) WebDriver
9 6 (0.70%) Eclipse
9 6 (0.70%) LoadRunner
9 6 (0.70%) Jenkins
10 4 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (0.47%) Firebug
10 4 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (0.35%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.35%) LSMW
11 3 (0.35%) JUnit
12 2 (0.23%) Ant
General
1 273 (31.97%) Finance
2 129 (15.11%) Banking
3 102 (11.94%) Marketing
4 58 (6.79%) Telecoms
5 57 (6.67%) Retail Banking
6 30 (3.51%) Manufacturing
7 23 (2.69%) Advertising
8 18 (2.11%) Back Office
8 18 (2.11%) Law
8 18 (2.11%) Financial Institution
9 16 (1.87%) Pharmaceutical
10 14 (1.64%) Billing
11 5 (0.59%) Russian Language
11 5 (0.59%) Swedish Language
11 5 (0.59%) Legal
12 3 (0.35%) German Language
12 3 (0.35%) Greek Language
12 3 (0.35%) Italian Language
12 3 (0.35%) Polish Language
12 3 (0.35%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 249 (29.16%) Developer
2 144 (16.86%) Analyst
3 81 (9.48%) Project Manager
4 68 (7.96%) Consultant
5 58 (6.79%) Web Developer
5 58 (6.79%) Senior Developer
6 40 (4.68%) Senior Analyst
7 37 (4.33%) Java Developer
8 32 (3.75%) Architect
9 31 (3.63%) .NET Developer
10 30 (3.51%) Software Developer
10 30 (3.51%) Systems Analyst
11 29 (3.40%) Business Analyst
11 29 (3.40%) C# Developer
12 26 (3.04%) SAP Consultant
13 25 (2.93%) Test Analyst
14 21 (2.46%) Junior
14 21 (2.46%) E-Commerce Manager
15 19 (2.22%) Systems Developer
15 19 (2.22%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (18.85%) HTML
2 156 (18.27%) .NET
3 130 (15.22%) CSS
4 112 (13.11%) jQuery
5 103 (12.06%) XML
6 97 (11.36%) Web Services
7 78 (9.13%) ASP.NET
8 61 (7.14%) SOAP
9 58 (6.79%) WCF
10 57 (6.67%) CSS3
11 53 (6.21%) Middleware
12 44 (5.15%) XSLT
13 40 (4.68%) HTML5
14 36 (4.22%) Ajax
14 36 (4.22%) .NET Framework
15 34 (3.98%) Spring
16 30 (3.51%) XHTML
17 25 (2.93%) WinForms
18 24 (2.81%) J2EE
18 24 (2.81%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 109 (12.76%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (6.09%) Mobile App
3 23 (2.69%) FMCG
4 20 (2.34%) User Experience
5 19 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
6 17 (1.99%) Social Media
6 17 (1.99%) EPoS
7 16 (1.87%) Mainframe
8 14 (1.64%) IBM Mainframe
9 13 (1.52%) Mathematics
9 13 (1.52%) Client/Server
10 12 (1.41%) Management Information System
11 7 (0.82%) Computer Science
12 6 (0.70%) SecurID
12 6 (0.70%) Credit Risk
12 6 (0.70%) Copywriting
12 6 (0.70%) Digital Media
13 5 (0.59%) Open Source
14 4 (0.47%) HACMP
14 4 (0.47%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 96 (11.24%) Windows
2 79 (9.25%) Linux
3 44 (5.15%) UNIX
4 26 (3.04%) Apple iOS
5 21 (2.46%) Android
6 18 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (1.76%) Windows 7
7 15 (1.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (0.82%) Windows XP
9 6 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.70%) Windows Phone 8
9 6 (0.70%) Windows Phone
10 4 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (0.47%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.35%) zOS
11 3 (0.35%) Solaris
12 2 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.12%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.12%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (25.88%) E-Commerce
2 162 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (9.95%) Project Management
4 77 (9.02%) PRINCE2
4 77 (9.02%) Analytics
5 76 (8.90%) ITIL
6 66 (7.73%) OO
7 65 (7.61%) MVC
8 62 (7.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 61 (7.14%) Web Development
10 54 (6.32%) Mentoring
10 54 (6.32%) TDD
11 52 (6.09%) SEO
12 49 (5.74%) Pay per click
12 49 (5.74%) Online Marketing
13 46 (5.39%) CRM
13 46 (5.39%) Business Intelligence
14 41 (4.80%) Logistics
15 40 (4.68%) Waterfall
15 40 (4.68%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 186 (21.78%) SQL
2 140 (16.39%) C#
3 126 (14.75%) JavaScript
4 89 (10.42%) Java
5 82 (9.60%) PHP
6 52 (6.09%) T-SQL
7 36 (4.22%) C
8 29 (3.40%) VB
9 26 (3.04%) C++
10 16 (1.87%) Shell Script
11 15 (1.76%) ABAP
12 11 (1.29%) PL/SQL
13 10 (1.17%) Python
14 9 (1.05%) XPath
15 8 (0.94%) COBOL
15 8 (0.94%) PowerShell
16 7 (0.82%) PHP5
16 7 (0.82%) VBScript
17 6 (0.70%) Uniface
17 6 (0.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 108 (12.65%) Degree
2 63 (7.38%) Security Cleared
3 25 (2.93%) CISSP
4 23 (2.69%) SC Cleared
5 15 (1.76%) ISEB
6 14 (1.64%) CISM
6 14 (1.64%) ISSAP
6 14 (1.64%) ISSMP
7 11 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 9 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 8 (0.94%) PMP
9 8 (0.94%) PMI Certification
10 7 (0.82%) CISA
11 6 (0.70%) ISTQB
11 6 (0.70%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 5 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.47%) ACCA
13 4 (0.47%) EnCE
13 4 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 3 (0.35%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.28%) SLA
2 17 (1.99%) QA
3 11 (1.29%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.70%) COBIT
6 2 (0.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (0.94%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.82%) XenApp
2 7 (0.82%) XenDesktop
3 6 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.70%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (0.59%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (0.47%) vSphere
5 4 (0.47%) PowerHA
6 3 (0.35%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.23%) MetaFrame
7 2 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.23%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.12%) Xen
8 1 (0.12%) Snort
8 1 (0.12%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.70%) Data Guard
2 6 (0.70%) FortiGate
3 3 (0.35%) SCCM
3 3 (0.35%) SCOM
4 2 (0.23%) OpenView
4 2 (0.23%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 2 (0.23%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.12%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.12%) Nessus
Vendors
1 94 (11.01%) Oracle
2 77 (9.02%) Microsoft
3 40 (4.68%) SAP
4 39 (4.57%) Fujitsu
5 33 (3.86%) IBM
6 22 (2.58%) Google
7 18 (2.11%) Cisco
8 15 (1.76%) Teradata
8 15 (1.76%) CheckPoint
9 14 (1.64%) Citrix
10 12 (1.41%) Sage
10 12 (1.41%) Hyperion
11 11 (1.29%) HP
12 10 (1.17%) TIBCO
13 9 (1.05%) Rackspace
13 9 (1.05%) VMware
14 8 (0.94%) Siebel
15 7 (0.82%) AppSense
15 7 (0.82%) Juniper
16 6 (0.70%) PeopleSoft
Sale, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
North West
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £39000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pension, incnetives
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cumbria
Intapeople
Salary: £0
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus + Share options
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Alex James Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
ADI UK Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 30k per year + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Direct Line Group
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £22,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newton-le-willows, Merseyside
networx
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £55000.00 - £62000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £66000 per annum + Pension, Car Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £100,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
Windermere, Cumbria
Lakeland
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 5 days ago